January 25, 2019

Millions of GI Bill dollars are going to questionable schools – and it could soon be billions

Millions of dollars have gone toward educating student veterans at … Administration, tasked with overseeing state approving agencies, or SAAs, …
January 23, 2019

More sailors, airmen and Marines are using TA – but fewer soldiers

The biggest drops in the TA program over recent years have come in the Army. That trend shows no sign of letting up.
January 17, 2019

Trump recently signed two veterans bills into law. Here’s how they’ll affect you.

On its way out the door, the 115th Congress passed a pair of bills aimed at improving education and other aspects of the transition from military […]
January 16, 2019

This nonprofit is starting a project to help troops and vets with college

Spc. Tatiana Lafferty, a carpentry masonry specialist with the South Dakota Army National Guard, studies for an English class at Oglala Lakota College. (Staff Sgt. Austin […]
January 14, 2019

VBA resources for Veterans, dependents, survivors, and federal employees during shutdown

Even on the best of days, we at VA know that providing for yourself and your family–and having financial stability and security–are some of the most […]
January 3, 2019

Fewer troops and vets are using education benefits. Could that change in 2019?

One of the perks of serving in the military is being able to go to college on the government’s dime. But the number of service members […]
December 28, 2018

GI Bill housing stipend woes should get fixed in 2019

After severe payment delays for thousands of student veterans expecting money for housing from the VA in the fall semester, those planning to use the education […]
December 27, 2018

This federal program wipes away disabled vets’ student debt. They’re defaulting on their loans anyway.

About 42,000 veterans had been contacted, and 7,700 had had their loans discharged, according to information provided by the Education Department this week, leading advocates to […]
December 24, 2018

Want to get into a top school? Check out this nonprofit led by a Navy vet.

Writing a college essay can be one of the hardest parts of the college application for veterans, who have been trained to stay quiet about aspects […]